Neutron stars have never been caught behaving this way before.
From the forces that keep athletes twirling and sliding, to the weird laws governing the world of the very small, to the far-out concepts of time travel and alternate universes, physics covers a lot of interesting territory. Here, Live Science keeps you abreast of all the fascinating physics discoveries.Physics
NASA's Parker Solar Probe has passed through the outer atmosphere of the sun, and now we get to see what it found.
Nineteen newly discovered dwarf galaxies seem to be missing their dark matter, and physicists aren't sure why.
Google claims quantum supremacy – IBM says not so fast. One researcher explains why he doesn't see quantum computers outpacing classical computers any time soon ... and maybe not ever.
At some point, the rules of the subatomic give way to the rules of the macroscopic. But how? We're not exactly sure, and it's been a long, strange journey in trying to answer that question.
New calculations suggest that some black holes can grow hair, but they can't keep it for long. Alas, they go bald again.
Standing on one moon, you'd see the other pass overhead twice before ducking around to pass on the other side.
Physicists think this might be the first of many hidden states of matter that could be uncovered using laser flashes.
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